What does the word undergrowth mean?

Usage examples for undergrowth

  1. There was scarcely any undergrowth, and it was just as easy to follow our tracks there as in the open field. – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  2. The Stonewall Brigade, which should have been placed in second line behind them, had not yet received its orders; it was more than a half- mile distant, in rear of Winder's artillery, and hidden from the first line by the trees and undergrowth. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  3. Then, feeling deadly tired, I stretched myself at full length on the undergrowth, and determined to rest for an hour before completing my journey. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking